The Club held their regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday, April 23. The board approved the minutes and financials from the March meeting. Jack Keathley, accounting manager, reviewed the financial position of the Club with positive results. Randy Milligan, senior partner with Thomas & Thomas, met with the board and stated that the Club had a “Clean Audit.” A NorthStar training lab has been set up in the building and training is underway.
The department managers gave their reports and here are the highlights: The Pro Shop has hired Josh Little as the new manager. Josh stated that the leagues for the 2013 season are underway. The landscaping has been completed around the pro shop. Course rangers are now working and will help in all areas that are needed.
GM, Paul Wellenberger, gave the report for golf maintenance. He stated that during David Delk’s recovery, chemical applications and greens aeration continues as planned. Cart repair service has been reinstated with Boo Blevins. Clint Stevens, the Club Chef, gave the report for Indian Hills Country Club. The new carpet has been installed and looks great. Deep cleaning of the kitchen has been completed. Some upcoming events include a bridal shower and the EMS Awards Banquet. Marla Magness, Indian Hills Club manager, will be attending a leadership training class in May.
Jim Stafford, marina manager said all their seasonal positions have been filled. The work/tow boat has been repaired and is now back in service. 226 guests have taken the Sugarloaf shuttle and 146 guests have taken the scenic lake cruise aboard the “Bell of the Bay.” Past experience has intimated extending weekend hours to 6 p.m.
John Tyer, utilities manager, gave his report stating that repairs to Ed Leamon Park, the museum, Indian Hills Country Club, the marina and Bay View Club have been completed. Trees have been cut and hauled from numerous streets throughout the Bay and street signs are now being replaced.